CRUCIFER (Nicholson)

Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson

Sydney H. Nicholson, (b. St. Marylebone, London, England, 1875; d. Ashford, Kent, England, 1947) was an organist and church music educator who greatly influenced English hymnody. Educated at Oxford's New College, the Royal College of Music in London, and in Frankfurt, Germany, he became organist at several famous cathedrals, including Westminster Abbey (1919-1928). Nicholson founded and administered the School of English Church Music at Chislehurst in 1927; this important institution, with branches throughout the English-speaking world, was renamed the Royal School of Church Music in 1945. Located in Canterbury after World War II, its headquarters were moved to Addington Palace, Croydon, in 1954. Nicholson was music adviser for the 1916 Sup… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: CRUCIFER (Nicholson)
Composer: Sydney H. Nicholson (1916)
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Incipit: 51545 34562 23516
Key: B♭ Major
Copyright: Public Domain

Arrangements

Organ Solo

  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Volume 6 Autumn Festivals: 37 Original Pieces on hymns for World Communion, Reformation / The Church, Harvest, All Saints, All Souls, Remembrance, Christ the King, and Thanksgiving
    Composer/Editors Rebecca Groom Te Velde; David Blackwell
    Published By: Oxford University Press (2016) pp. 20
  • Five Chorale Preludes & Free Accompaniments
    Composer/Editor Faythe Freese
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2015) pp. 26
  • Hymn Prelude Library Volume Two Tunes BC: Lutheran Service Book
    Composer/Editors Kevin J. Hildebrand; Paul D. Weber
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2013) pp. 112
  • The Essential Collection for the Church Organist II: 50 Settings for the Church Year
    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Jeffrey Honore
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2013) pp. 135
  • Variations for Organ on Lift High the Cross
    Composer/Editor Janet Linker
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2012) pp. 2
  • The Organist's Great Big Lent & Easter Book: A Feast of Music for the Greatest Season of the Year
    Composer/Editors Judith Bailey; Andrew Moore
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 190
  • 100 New Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor Judith Bailey
    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2008) pp. 76
  • The Essential Collection for the Church Organist: 55 Timeless Favorites & Contemporary Classics
    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Larry Shackley
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2008) pp. 107
  • Lift High the Cross: Partita on Crucifer
    Composer/Editor William H. Bates
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (2007) pp. 4
  • Augsburg Organ Library November
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Ronald Arnatt
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 13
  • Encore! Encore!: An Organ Tribute to Fred Bock
    Composer/Editor Mark Thallander
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (2000) pp. 22
  • Six General Hymn Improvisations Set 2
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1999) pp. 8
  • Lift High the Cross: Hymn Settings for Organ
    Composer/Editor Alice Jordan
    Published By: Church Street Music (1998) pp. 4
  • The Church Year Companion for Organ Book II: Easter Through Christ the King
    Composer/Editors Lee Gwozdz; Lani Smith
    Published By: Unity Music Press (1995) pp. 60
  • The Organist's Companion for the Church Year Book II: Easter Through Christ the King
    Composer/Editor Lee Gwozdz
    Published By: Unity Music Press (1995) pp. 66
  • Laudate! Volume 1: Organ Music Based on the 100 Most Popular Hymns in Worship III and Gather
    Composer/Editor James W. Kosnik
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1994) pp. 35
  • Lift High the Cross: For Organ
    Composer/Editor Gordon Young
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1994) pp. 1
  • Partita on Crucifer
    Composer/Editor Charles Callahan
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1994) pp. 4
  • Hymn Tune Preludes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Robert Below
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1993) pp. 22
  • 3 Festive Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor John Leavitt
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1992) pp. 9
  • 7 Hymn Preludes
    Composer/Editor John A. Behnke
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1992) pp. 5
  • Hymn Intonations, Preludes, and Free Harmonizations Volume V: More Intonations
    Composer/Editor Richard Proulx
    Published By: Selah Publishing Company, Inc. (1992) pp. 5
  • Composer/Editor Paul O. Manz
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (1992) pp. 16
  • The Alice Jordan Collection Volume I: Hymn Tunes for Organ
    Composer/Editor Alice Jordan
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1990) pp. 4
  • 6 Hymn Preludes Set 3:
    Composer/Editor John Eggert
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1989) pp. 12
  • The Organ Portfolio Volume 51 Number 4 April 1988: A Bi-Monthly Anthology for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Dorothy Wells; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1988) pp. 52
  • The Pick-Up Organ Book Volume Two
    Composer/Editor Eugene McCluskey
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1987) pp. 24
  • The Organist's Companion Volume 7 Number 3 April 1985 General, Palm Sunday, Easter Sunday, Easter Season, Festivals: A Bi-monthly Journal of Quality Organ Music for the Practical Church Musician
    Composer/Editors Wayne Leupold; Alice Jordan
    Published By: McAfee Music Corporation (1985) pp. 4
  • Wondrous Love: For the Church Organist
    Composer/Editor Craig Phillips
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1984) pp. 30
  • The Concordia Hymn Prelude Series Volume 22: General: Conv - Die guldne
    Composer/Editors Herbert Gotsch; Robert J. Powell
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1983) pp. 18
  • 11 Compositions for Organ Set III
    Composer/Editor Charles W. Ore
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1982) pp. 8
  • The Organist Volume 86 Number 4 September 1982: A Bi-monthly Magazine for Church Organists
    Composer/Editors Edward Broughton; Lani Smith
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (1982) pp. 3
  • Ten Chorale Improvisations Set IX
    Composer/Editor Paul O. Manz
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1980) pp. 18
  • Processional on Lift High the Cross
    Composer/Editor Donald Busarow
    Published By: Concordia Publishing House (1978) pp. 2

Harmonizations, Introductions, Descants, Intonations

  • 55 Hymn Harmonizations for Organ: Compiled by Jane Holstein
    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Paul Leddington Wright
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2016) pp. 17
  • All Creatures Praise: Six Hymn Introductions for Organ
    Composer/Editor Trey Clegg
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2016) pp. 8
  • Hymn Tunes in Lower Keyes: The Book to Grab When the Congregation Complains that the Hymns are Too High!

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2011) pp. 59
  • Composer/Editor Robert A. Hobby
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2011) pp. 13
  • Hymn Intonations, Preludes, and Free Harmonizations Volume XVI: Intonations
    Composer/Editor Steve Pilkington
    Published By: Selah Publishing Company, Inc. (2010) pp. 6
  • Sunday Morning Organist Volume 4: Introductions to Hymns and Carols
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Kleintop Owens
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2009) pp. 68-69
  • The Really Big Descant Book - Full Music Edition: 250 Settings to Raise the Roof by the World's Finest Church Music Composers

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2009) pp. 44
  • The Trumpet of the Lord: A Collection of Trumpet Descants for 100 Well-Known Hymns`
    Composer/Editor H. Matthew Ward
    Published By: Park Bench Publishing (2008) pp. 30
  • 200 New Last Verses

    Published By: Kevin Mayhew Ltd. (2007) pp. 50
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Organ Volume 7: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 640 - 704
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 660
  • Introductions and Alternate Accompaniments for Piano Volume 7: Evangelical Lutheran Worship, Hymns 640 - 704
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2007) pp. 660
  • Sing Praise! 2: Varied Accompaniments for Fifteen Hymns
    Composer/Editor Mathew H. Corl
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (2002) pp. 10
  • The Coral Ridge Collection: Hymn Introductions for Organ
    Composer/Editor Rebecca Kleintop Owens
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (2002) pp. 27
  • As Though the Whole Creation Cried: Fifty Hymn Harmonizations for Organ
    Composer/Editor Michael A. Burkhardt
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2001) pp. 16
  • Introductions, Interludes, and Codas On Traditional Hymn Tunes: Set 3 Fall Festivals and Accents of the Christian Life
    Composer/Editor Donald Rotermund
    Published By: MorningStar Music Publishers, Inc. (2001) pp. 20
  • Pull Out the Stops! Volume II: Congregational Song Accompaniments for Organ
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Mark Weiler
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2001) pp. 42
  • Let It Rip! At the Piano: Congregational Song Accompaniments
    Composer/Editors Norma Aamodt-Nelson; Eric Vollen
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (2000) pp. 40
  • The Creative Use of the Organ in Worship
    Composer/Editor Hal H. Hopson
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2000) pp. 21
  • The Creative Use of Descants in Worship: The Creative Church Musician Series / Volume 3
    Composer/Editor Hal H. Hopson
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1999) pp. 25
  • PedalPoint Volume 17 Number 3 April May June 1998: Church Music and Study Helps for Pianists and Organists
    Composer/Editors Sharron Lyon; Cathy DeRousse
    Published By: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention (1998) pp. 16
  • Seven Majestic Hymn Introductions: Volume One (unlabeled)
    Composer/Editor Jerry Westenkuehler
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1996) pp. 9
  • Twenty Intonations on Festive Hymns Volume 1
    Composer/Editor David M. Lasky
    Published By: Warner Brothers Publications, Inc. (1996) pp. 6
  • The New Century Hymnal Accompanist Edition : Supplemental Pages

    Published By: The Pilgrim Press (1995) pp. A42
  • Saint Mark's Organ Book: Introductions, Reharmonizations and Organ Descants for Ten Hymns
    Composer/Editor Joel Martinson
    Published By: The H. W. Gray Company (1993) pp. 3
  • Keyboard Accompaniments and Conductor's Guide for The Worshipping Church: A Hymnal
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1991) pp. 13
  • Music Supplement: The United Methodist Hymnal
    Composer/Editor Gary Alan Smith
    Published By: Abingdon Press (1991) pp. 72
  • Hymn Descants and Free Harmonizations
    Composer/Editor Ronald Arnatt
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1990) pp. 19
  • Free Harmonizations of Hymn Tunes: By Fifty American Composers
    Composer/Editor D. DeWitt Wasson
    Published By: Hinshaw Music, Inc. (1984) pp. 20
  • Hymn Preludes and Free Accompaniments 6
    Composer/Editor Wilbur C. Held
    Published By: Augsburg Publishing House (1978) pp. LL

Piano and Organ Duet

  • O God, Our Help in Ages Past: Festive Hymn Arrangements for Organ and Piano Duet
    Composer/Editors Mark Hayes; Marvin J. Gaspard
    Published By: Lorenz Publishing Company (2018) pp. 37
  • Festive Hymn Settings for Piano and Organ
    Composer/Editor Joel Raney
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2012) pp. 40
  • Grace So Amazing
    Composer/Editors Carolyn Hamlin; Faye Lopez
    Published By: SoundForth (2010) pp. 2
  • Lift High the Cross
    Composer/Editor Joel Raney
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2003) pp. 1
  • Bock to Bock: Organ/Piano Duets Book 5: A Collection of Hymns and Gospel Songs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1992) pp. 28

Piano Solo

  • The Essential Collection for the Church Pianist II: 55 Timeless Classics
    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Faye Lopez
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2016) pp. 150
  • More Sunday Solos for Piano: Preludes, Offertories & Postludes

    Published By: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2009) pp. 110
  • What Can I Play on Sunday? Book 2: March & April Services: 10 Easily Prepared Piano Arrangements
    Composer/Editor Cindy Berry
    Published By: Alfred Music Publishing Company, Inc. (2006) pp. 10
  • Lift High the Cross: Piano Solos for Holy Week
    Composer/Editor Larry Shackley
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2005) pp. 2
  • The Essential Collection for the Church Pianist: 55 Timeless Favorites & Contemporary Classics
    Composer/Editors Jane Holstein; Larry Shackley
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2002) pp. 132
  • Piano Favorites for Easter: Including Palm Sunday and Holy Week
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1998) pp. 4
  • Composer/Editor Don Wyrtzen
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1994) pp. 14
  • The Wondrous Cross: For Piano
    Composer/Editor John Carter
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1994) pp. 5
  • Bock's Best Volume IV: 50 Outstanding Piano Arrangements of Hymns and Gospel Songs
    Composer/Editor Fred Bock
    Published By: Fred Bock Music Company (1991) pp. 88
  • The Artistic Impressions of Stephen Nielson: For Solo Piano
    Composer/Editor Stephen Nielson
    Published By: Lindsborg Press (1988) pp. 11

Voices: Organ, Brass, and Voices

  • Three Hymn Arrangements for Brass and Organ: Arranged for Congregation, Brass, Timpani, Percussion, and Organ
    Composer/Editor David Giardiniere
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (2012) pp. 1
  • Brass Accompaniments for The Worshiping Church: A Hymnal
    Composer/Editor Donald P. Hustad
    Published By: Hope Publishing Company (1991) pp. 30

Instruments: Organ and Trumpet

  • Lift High the Cross: Hymn Introductions and Descants for Organ and Trumpet
    Composer/Editor John Bernthal
    Published By: Augsburg Fortress (1998) pp. 8

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